For the First Time, Japan Finally Admits Fukushima Radiation Caused a Former Worker’s Cancer | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


For the First Time, Japan Finally Admits Fukushima Radiation Caused a Former Worker’s Cancer

Despite the fact that Fukushima children are showing 50 times the normal rates of thyroid cancer, and other former employees who have come down with, in some cases, multiple types of cancer are suing TEPCO for damages in relation to the 2011 disaster, up until now neither TEPCO, nor the Japanese government have officially admitted that radiation released from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor could be responsible.

Well now Japan has officially acknowledged for the first time that a case of leukemia in one of the plant’s former workers “meets the conditions” to be recognized as caused by Fukushima radiation, according to a Japanese Ministry of Health official at a recent press conference.

This is a big deal. The Japanese government didn’t even admit this possibility when Masao Yoshida, the director of the plant at the time of the accident until six months after the fact, later died of cancer.

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